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January 10, 2007
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From 6 to 27: How Has the Treaty of Rome Shaped the Last 50 Years?
An Undergraduate Essay Competition
The winning essay from UNC will be sent to the Network of European Union Centers of Excellence (EUCE) to compete with essays from all 10 centers in the United States. The winner will be announced February 28th, and will receive $250 and a trip to Washington D.C. (air ticket and one hotel night) where the award will be made by Ambassador John Bruton of the Delegation from the European Commission to the United States. The winning essay will be published on the EUCE Network website at www.unc.edu/euce. View the competition flier (PDF) for details.
Deadline for submission at UNC: Friday, February 16th, 5pm.
CES Award Competition Reminder
The Center for European Studies and the European Union Center of Excellence are pleased to announce several competitions for funding for UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and graduate students. For details, visit CES Funding Opportunities.
Deadline for all proposals: January 31, 2007
American Councils Title VIII Programs for Research & Language Training
American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS announces the following Fall 2007 and Academic Year 2007-2008 fellowship programs:
Full and partial fellowships are available for research and/or language study through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. For more information and applications, visit the American Councils Research Fellowships webpage. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: January 15, 2007
GlaxoSmithKline Global Health UNC/Duke Collaboration Graduate Student Research Grant
The GlaxoSmithKline Foundation has awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University a grant to bring the two institutions together to share resources and ideas in the area of global health. Both Duke and UNC are committed to the development of global health research, curricula, and capacity building both at home and in international training programs in Tanzania and Malawi, respectively. This grant is designed to foster the development of multidisciplinary research projects and partnerships in global health between the two universities.
Each university will offer between two and four grants to students for collaborative global health research. Proposals will be reviewed by a committee of Duke and UNC faculty. The award amount for the grants is up to $5000, although exceptional proposals for larger amounts will be considered. We encourage cost sharing with other funding.
For detailed information, please open the call for applications.
Deadline: February 1, 2007
The European Union in the 21st Century: A Summer Graduate Seminar/Study-Trip
May 9 - June 1, 2007 | Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Warsaw
This program is open to any graduate student with an interest in EU studies currently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at a US university. For detailed application information, please open the study trip brochure and visit the program website.
Deadline: February 12, 2007
EU Studies Summer Program
July 16 - August 10, 2007 | Brussels, Belgium
Brussels' central location allows students to easily explore the area's rich history and culture at their own pace. The city is famous for its excellent dining, and the program will start and end with group dinners. Field trip costs and both welcome and farewell dinners are included in the program fee. Discover the new Europe through the EU Studies Program in Brussels!
For more information, please visit http://jsis.washington.edu/euc/brussels.shtml
Deadline: March 30, 2007
Call for Papers - European Voices: Actors and Witnesses of European Integration
March 16-17, 2007 | Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva
Current historiography on the process that led to the creation of the three European Communities widely acknowledges the role played by states, as well as by some of their major political leaders, diplomats, and civil servants (among them Monnet, Schuman, de Gasperi, Adenauer, Bevin.) Less attention has been given to non-state actors, to their visions of Europe, their stakes in the integration process, and the means at their disposal to voice their opinions and influence the process of European unification.
HEIRS's third colloquium, entitled “European Voices: Actors and Witnesses of European Integration”, aims to shed light on the position of non-state actors, while at the same time furthering research on the role of states in the European integration process.
The colloquium also aspires to foster the dialogue between historians and scholars from other disciplines in the area of social science, among them political science, sociology, and anthropology.
Deadline: January 12, 2007
Call for Research Panels and Papers - Exchanging Ideas on Europe: Common Values - External Policies
September 3-5, 2007 | Portsmouth, UK
The 37th UACES Annual Conference is an opportunity to present a paper to an audience from a broad range of European-related disciplines. The conference will be hosted by the Centre for European & International Studies Research (CEISR) at the University of Portsmouth. Portsmouth is a World Heritage Site and home to HMS Victory, Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar.
Deadline: January 15, 2007
Call for Papers: Agricultural Policy Changes - Canada, the EU, and the World Trade Organization
September 13-15, 2007 | University of Victoria, Victoria B.C. Canada
The University of Victoria has recently been awarded a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCE) grant from the European Commission to sponsor EU related activities. This conference will be the biggest event to be sponsored by the JMCE during 2007. We hope to have a full programme with leading scholars from both sides of the Atlantic representing in particular the disciplines of Economics and Political Science.
For more information and to view the full call for papers, visit the conference website.
Deadline: January 31, 2007
Call for Applications: MPIfG Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies offers five postdoctoral fellowships in economic sociology and political economy. One of the fellowships is specifically designated to a scholar from Eastern Europe.
Fellowships will start in October 2007 and will be awarded for one year. The program is open to researchers from a variety of social science disciplines, in particular but not exclusively sociology and political science.
For further information potential applicants should view the webpage of the Max Planck Institute. www.mpifg.de/ak/ausschreib_en.html
Deadline: January 31, 2007
States, Non-States, and Supra-States: Who's Sovereign Now?
SAIS Bologna Center Journal for International Affairs
Deadline: February 16, 2007
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